Scott Nyitray is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Scott has also been included in Austin’s Top Attorneys -Family Law, by Austin Monthly Magazine for 2020 and 2021.

After obtaining his B.A. in political science at Marietta College and M.A. at the University of Kentucky, Scott graduated Baylor University cum laude with a J.D./Masters of Public Policy and Administration. Prior to graduating, Scott interned with the Travis County Attorney’s Office and Waco City Attorney’s Office. He was admitted to the Bar in 2015 and shortly thereafter joined BurnettTurner.

An avid theatre lover and performer, Scott acted in and directed many productions in college, both during his undergraduate and graduate years. At Marietta College, he acted in or directed 16 shows while a full-time student, while still making the Dean’s List. At the University of Kentucky, Scott acted in or directed nine shows and completed his master’s thesis on “Conservative Thought in Three Plays by David Mamet.”


  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas – J.D./M.A., public policy and administration, cum laude, 2015
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky – M.A., theatre, 2010
  • Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio – B.A. political science and theatre, 2007

Licenses, Certifications & Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Texas, 2015
  • Board Certified – Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2021

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2021
  • Top Attorney, Austin Monthly Magazine, 2020, 2021
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Represented Baylor Law School at three interscholastic moot court competitions: 2014 Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition — St. John’s University; 2014 Elliot Cup Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition — 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; Semi-Finalist at 2013 Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition — Emory University

Professional & Community Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas — Family Law Section, 2015
  • Austin Young Lawyer’s Association, 2015
  • Austin Bar Association — Family Law Section, 2015
  • Baylor Law Alumni Association, 2015

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